Assistance in criminal matters

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Service Classification G2C
SubService Type Variation Service
Service Type Transactional
Pariorty Service No

Service Description

Requests for judicial assistance in criminal matters shall be carried out in accordance with the conditions laid down in both international and bilateral agreements or in accordance with the principle of reciprocity and any case in which the Federal Law on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters applies. Requests for assistance shall be sent by the competent judicial authorities of the requesting State through diplomatic channels to the competent judicial authorities in the United Arab Emirates
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  • Service Duration

    Time required to provide the service: 20 minutes 
    The time taken by the customer to obtain the service: 20 minutes 

Service steps and procedures

Checking the file received from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Checking the availability of formalities (translation, language, certification, legal basis)
Re-requesting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet the legal deficiencies
Ratifying the application before sending it to the competent public prosecutor. Requesting the Department of International Cooperation to obtain additional information
Implementing judicial assistance and informing the management of international cooperation by decision
Opening a criminal communication
Investigating the case to ensure that the conditions for issuing a request for international cooperation are met
Reservation of assistance and preservation of the file
Collection of relevant information and preparation of
Requesting the return of an accused to the International Cooperation Department
Checking the file
Checking the availability of formalities (translation, language, certification, legal basis)
Sending the application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Re-requesting the Public Prosecution to reinstate the conditions
Working on Fulfillment of requirements

Requirements and Documents

Judicial documents for the request for criminal assistance in accordance with Federal Law No. 39 of 2006 concerning international judicial cooperation in criminal matters or bilateral or collective judicial agreements